5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Personality Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- a psychological disorders characterized by emotional extremes. See major depressive disorder, mania, and bipolar disorder.
- b psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning
- c a mood disorder in which a person experiences, in the absence of drugs or a medical condition, two or more weeks of significantly depressed moods, feelings of worthlessness, and diminished interest or pleasure in most activities
- d an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation
- e a mood disorder in which the person alternates between the hopelessness and lethargy of depression and the overexcited state of mania. (Formerly called manic-depressive disorder.)
5 Multiple choice questions
- a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
- an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
- false beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders
- a mood disorder marked by a hyperactive, wildly optimistic state
- the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured. When applied to psychological disorders, the medical model assumes that these mental illnesses can be diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms and cured through therapy, which may include treatment in a psychiatric hospital.
5 True/False questions
Antisocial Personality Disorder → a personality disorder in which the person (usually a man) exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family members; may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) → an anxiety disorder characterized by haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for four weeks or more after a traumatic experience
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) → disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
Psychological Disorder → an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
DSM-IV → the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition), a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders. Presently distributed in an updated "text revision" (DSM-IV-TR).